Characterization of binding lime mortars used in the ruins of Anba Bishoi Monastery near Sohag, Egypt
This paper aims to characterize lime based-binding mortars originating from ruins of industrial workshop associated with Anba Bishoi monastery near Sohag (Egypt) in respect to their possible conservation process. The ruins of the industrial part of this monastic compound are still neglected, while care has been given only to the church. Representative samples of binding mortar were collected from the ... Read more